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- North Bend Public Library hosts poetry reading Feb. 10
NORTH BEND â€” The North Bend Public Library will host a free poetry reading featuring Oregon Poets from ... He has published four chapbooks, two as the result of winning national contests. For more information, contact the library at 541-756-0400.
- The Asian American Women Writers Who Are Going to Change the World
My identity as an Iranian American was to be interpreted primarily politically ... and with the goal of including politics in essays, fiction, and poetry. I have clear strategies and thoughts about how to do it in a Sri Lankan context.
- Free Valentineâ€™s Card 2017
I have published three verse books in Finnish and recorded my songs. You can listen to them on YouTube. I have translated some of my poems on Yelling Rosa's Weblog. I also like to watch movies. Olen kiinnostunut lukemisesta, kirjoittamisesta ...
- OroborOâ€™s Laughing Death is an Impact Crater of Hardcore Punk and Math Rock
Laughing Death opens with â€œDemogorgonâ€ â€” a jagged math punk ... on the record and the most pop accessible of the collection thatâ€™s a mixture of beat poetry, Pixies-ish alternative rock, and grinning sarcasm thatâ€™s devilish and delightful.
- Brick-Wall Poetry (1/3): when does a puzzle wreck a poem?
Folk who write poetry are interested in stress-testing the language almost to destruction, to determine the poundage it can bear before it cracks. Sometimes I feel that my literary tastes are locked into the Nineteenth Century and before. My recent post on ...
- Through a Verse Darkly: On Kevin Hartâ€™s â€œPoetry and Revelationâ€
Poetry and Revelation is not less than a series of sensitive readings and bold reinterpretations of the work of a range of religious poets, but it is much more than that. This is a book with a vision of a peaceful, nay mutually enhancing mÃ©nage Ã trois.
- Local elementary students present poetry to parents in special event
FARGO -- A second-grade class at Bennett Elementary held a VIP event Thursday. That stands for Very Important Poetry and they also had an audience of VIPs -- Very Important Parents. After a quick lunch, the students read their works aloud. The class ...
- Teens find a connection in Forward's 'I and You'
Gundersonâ€™s â€œI and Youâ€ â€“ which does indeed feature teens wrestling with Whitman â€“ is among ... â€œLeaves of Grass,â€ Anthony channels Whitman urging us to love everyone (and read poetry). Does that make Anthony (and, by extension, Whitman ...
- Colleenâ€™s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #19 â€“ â€œCraft & Riseâ€
Itâ€™s worth taking a moment to check the best way to create a Tanka. Tanka poems are based on syllable structure much the same way a Haiku is written in the 5/7/5 format. The Tanka form is easy to create: 5/7/5/7/7 and is a Haiku with two extra lines ...
- Wise Old King
This poem reflects many of the emotions and experiences in my own life. I grew up in a rich family but have had many devistating problems and much emotional pain. I thought I would reflect this in poetic form.
- Crowds flock for an evening of haggis, bagpipes, dance and poetry
It runs in conjunction with his birthday, while also honouring Scottish culture itself. Trevor Profitt kicks off the evening entertainment with his fiddle and piano playing. Sue McGiveron, special events coordinator, said Robert Burns was a â€œpeopleâ€™s ...
- Jeddah Mushaira depicts glory and melody of Urdu poetry
Jeddah â€“ Urdu poetry stood tall with all its glory, majesty and melody during a Mushaira (Poetry session) organized by the Indian Pilgrims Welfare forum (IPWF) under the patronage of Consulate General of India, Jeddah at the International Indian School ...
- Lady of Fence Post; Flute of Milk; Dark Convicts; Snake Like Charms
then responds â€œnot in the dark car â€¦ perhaps in the white lineage / of your brothers at the altarâ€. This is Âpoetry of intellectual rigour matched by command of language. Poet Amanda Joy, author of Snake Like Charms. Joyâ€™s keen eye everywhere ...
- Case Study: How a 1994 Nick Cave Song Became a Favorite of Music Supervisors
Perhaps the best-known use of the song is in the goth turn-of-the-century BBC series â€œPeaky Blinders ... The lyrics conjure up our industrial landscape. The song adds so much poetry, magic and complexity to the series. Thereâ€™s an outlaw quality ...
- The Archive Project - April 8, 2015
Episode 23 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features prize-winning poet, Jane Hirshfield . She discusses and reads poems from her collection, After , filled with stunning imagery, wisdom, and a keen eye for the beauty of existence.